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Ze Thao, second from right, addresses a Black Lives Matter rally for George Floyd with fellow Hmong activist Youa Vang Lee, center, at the Minnesota State Capitol, Sunday, May 31, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. The climate of racial reckoning that has emerged in the United States since Floyd’s death has reinvigorated Native Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos and other people of color to fight back against the racism and discrimination they also have experienced for decades.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Floyd’s death sparks new activism among communities of color

Aug. 25, 2020 3:57 PM EDT

When Washington, D.C.’s NFL team dropped the offensive reference to Native Americans from its name last month after decades of resistance, activist Frances Danger knew why: the Black Lives Matter movement. Danger said the change would never have happened without the massive marches to protest the death of...